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Safeguarding Investigation Report Template
Whenever you have concerns that someone may be at risk of harm or abuse or has actually been harmed or abused, the first steps are to carry out an initial fact find.
At this stage you aren't carrying out an investigation merely, finding out, is someone in immediate danger, who is involved, when did the incident happen. This is to make sure you have the correct information to report and escalate the concern.
The toolkit will help you as a manager to ensure compliance with establishing and operating effectively, promote good communication and record-keeping and provide information that your busy team can easily understand.
Safeguarding is everybody’s business and everyone’s responsibility, and crucially Safeguarding adults is about prevention and early intervention as well as an early intervention when things have gone wrong.
The Safeguarding Toolkit has a wide range of templates, editable pdfs, checklists and guidance that cover safeguarding fact finds, guidance on raising concerns, pressure ulcers, medication errors, Deprivation of liberty and best interest decision-making and physical intervention.
Following your local safeguarding procedures and after discussions with your local safeguarding adults team, you may need to carry out your own internal investigation. This free downloadable template will help you with developing a clear investigation report, ensuring compliance with Regulation 12 Safe Care and Treatment.